Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

  • Fundraising Campaign Intern

    Locations US-OH-Columbus
    ID
    2019-5334
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Entry-Level
    FLSA Status
    Non-Exempt
    Type
    Intern
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    At The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS), we're passionate about our mission: to cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin's disease and myeloma, and improve the quality of life of patients and their families. LLS volunteers help carry out this mission in so many ways: supporting patients, family members, healthcare professionals, and our community, driving policy advocacy, participating in our campaigns, and helping LLS build much needed capacity.

     

    Overview

    At Light The Night, it is our aim to bring light to the darkness of cancer through research and cures. Light The Night is a series of fundraising campaigns benefiting The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's (LLS) funding of research to find blood cancer cures. We bring hope instead of despair by working to ensure access to treatments for all blood cancer patients. We bring communities together to celebrate those who are fighting the disease and to honor those we have lost. We are taking steps to end cancer. WE LIGHT THE NIGHT. 

     

    Interns will work a minimum of 10 hours per week (fall and spring) and 20 hours (summer). Internships are available during the spring, summer and fall. Students must own a laptop and be able to arrange transportation to and from LLS office, events, etc. Some events may require the student to work nights or weekends when available.

    Responsibilities

    The purpose of this role is to work closely with the Light The Night staff and assist with the campaign in marketing, communications, recruitment, and outreach efforts. The outcomes of this role serve our mission work and will require the volunteer to perform tasks that may include:

     

    • Coordinating logistical aspects of various events such as securing in-kind donations, recruiting volunteers, preparing event materials, making phone calls, etc. 
    • Helping with event day logistics 
    • Prepare mailings and marketing materials to be sent to potential participants and donors 
    • Aid in volunteer management  
    • Recruiting and retaining participants and teams through phone calls, emails, and face to face meetings 
    • Customer support, such as email contact, mailing supplies, technical support, and fundraiser visits, etc.
    • Support campaign staff as needed

    Spring:

    • Team Thank You Week Planning and Execution
    • Assist with Corporate Recruitment Planning and Execution
    • Manage Dress Down Campaign
    • Assist with team recruitment

    Summer:

    • Assist with Kick Off Planning and Execution

    Qualifications

    The volunteer should possess the following skills/qualifications: 

    • High level of professionalism 
    • Ability to communicate effectively/appropriately via phone and email to a diverse array of audiences: including, but not limited to, businesses, patients and fundraising participants 
    • Attention to detail and highly organized 
    • Ability to create a plan, execute, and meet deadlines 
    • Strong project management and planning skills 
    • High degree of flexibility and ability to manage multiple tasks and competing priorities 
    • Strong work ethic and ability to work independently, as well as a part of the team 
    • Confidentiality with all patient/donor/volunteer information
    • Excellent Interpersonal & Writing Skills
    • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite including Word, Excel and PowerPoint
    • Tech Savvy- i.e. Facebook, Twitter, and other social media outlets
    • Experience with phones/customer service
    • Results Oriented
    • Volunteer Management
    • Fundraiser
    • Events
    • Community Engagement
    • Marketing

    Training:

     

    LLS will provide the volunteer with an orientation to The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society as well as the following training specific to the volunteer role: 

    • Volunteer Intern will be trained on the Light The Night campaign 
    • Volunteer Intern will be trained on LLS volunteer recruitment best practices. 

    Disclaimer

    The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees, and are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required of employees. Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the Company. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) does not accept resumes from third party recruitment/search firms. Please do not forward resumes to LLS employees or any company locations or email addresses. LLS is not responsible for any fees related to resumes not solicited by LLS Recruiting. The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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